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Oct 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of the people that he rescued. bob anders, the senior fellow in the group. gray hair, he looked like a diplomat. he was a wonderful man. and we have never heard him talk since it happened. since somebody said, bob, tell us a little bit about going to the airport, what you're the directer, what did you do? what did tony do. what did they tell you to do. do you remember what he said? no. [laughter] >> bob anders said -- it was fun. and mind you, his life is on the line here. truly. he said it was kind of fun. this hollywood thing was kind of fun. and tony knew they would choose the hollywood cover, they didn't want to be nutritionist, they didn't want to be oil technicians, and they didn't want to be schoolteachers in a country where the schools and the american schools have been shut down for six months. but hollywood, who doesn't want to pretended and who's not able to pretended to be hollywood? bob anders said, we had been confined for three months, and my hair was really long. this is 1979. they got a blow-dryer and blew it back, and he said you should are -- i looked great. [laughter] i got
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, that fellah got it just about right. 'we need miracles, lord.' c-span: bob bullock? >> guest: bob bullock, the national politician of texas. he is a piece of work. he's... c-span: who is he? >> guest: ...the lieutenant governor of the state of texas. he's been around since god was a pup. he was--before he was lt. gov. , he was state comptroller. and under our constitution, like most other states, we have a weak governor system, so that the lieutenant governor is the guy who really has the clout. and bob bullock is one of the smartest, shrewdest, toughest and sometimes meanest politicians i have ever known. he's a remarkable piece of work. c-span: what's the story about hi--you have a couple of what you call drinkin' stories in there. is he an alcoholic? >> guest: yeah. he's been sober for quite some time. he went to whisky school out in california many years ago. but before that, he was a roarer, and he drank just an enormous amount. and as people who drink a lot do, he would, not infrequently, get himself into trouble. and one time one of his early wives--he used to get married a lot, to
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 8:45am EDT
on the stage in this room. bob kaplan's work is well known to many in the audience he's been a fellow at cnas and a correspondent for atlantic for about a quarter of the century and is currently the chief geopolitical analyst. i became acquainted with his riding through the book arabist which is a group of westerners living and working in the middle east. since that book, the title of the work, the coming anarchy, imperial grounds have provoked intense debate in policy circles. the most recent book monsoon and the future of american power has become required reading by those that interest in the future of strategic competition. as i've gotten to know bob i've learned he's not only a superb journalist, scholar and thinker but also a warm and wonderful human being who demonstrates a truly remarkable curiosity. i believe we are the only to the decided to get their and our spare time. now he graces us with his new book the geography. counterintuitive the what may seem the way to grasp what is happening in the world of instantaneous news is to discover something basic. the special presentation of
CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. here we go. first nominee of the night his former cnn correspondent, bob franken talking about gop candidates on this show called politics nation. and i submit to you it is on msnbc. i personally never heard of this show, but you can rest assured that the people currently underserved than have ever watched this program. it was on january 6. check it out. >> and seems to appeal to the extreme right wing of the republican party. that is to say that there continues to be under concert is a real sentiment against blacks. they think it is part of a hateful campaign that is methodically run in the hope that it is going to appeal for voters who would like to see us return to the good old days of jim crow. >> yeah, we are really anti-black. colonel allen west is anti-black, connie rice's anti-black, they are all publicly anti-black. msnbc daytime anchor. yes, i want you to note that. he's an actual anchor on this network that i used to work for called msnbc. his name is thomas roberts and he was online september 23rd to comment on the previous night gop debates. and when i think about msnb
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